AMA Quiz: Do You Know How to Network?

July 8, 2013

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Knowing how to network just might be the most important skill in business. Networking isn’t just for people looking for a new job; you should be networking all the time. Consider every conversation as an opportunity to build a relationship. Find out how your networking skills add up with this free, nine-question quiz.

Find out if you know how to network…
1. When meeting new people I focus on their problems, not mine.


Question 1 of 9

2. At networking events, I know how to comfortably begin and end conversations.


Question 2 of 9

3. I am comfortable talking about myself and my company, and describe what I do in a few sentences.


Question 3 of 9

4. I follow up with people I’ve met at events and keep in contact with them.


Question 4 of 9

5. I keep my list of contacts up to date and organized into groups (for example, by profession, skills, or company).


Question 5 of 9

6. When talking to others I try to think of whether I know someone they’d like to meet, and then I offer to introduce them to each other.


Question 6 of 9

7. I make it a point to go to several networking events a year, and I periodically review new groups to see if I should join.


Question 7 of 9

8. I actively network both in person and online.


Question 8 of 9

9. I arrive early at events and volunteer to help out.


Question 9 of 9


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About The Author

Christina Parisi is Director of Digital Content at the American Management Association. Previously she was an Executive Editor at AMACOM Books and the Director of AMA Self-Studies.


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